Office of the Superintendent


District Vision Statement:

 The Thompson Public Schools will be the highest performing public school system in Northeast Connecticut.

District Mission Statement:

To that end, the Thompson Board of Education is committed to ensuring that every student is prepared for success in life in the 21st century.

We accomplish this by…

  • Providing dedicated leadership
  • Encouraging community involvement and support
  • Hiring and retaining an engaged, enthusiastic, focused, and professional staff
  • Providing state of the art instruction
  • Maintaining a safe and caring environment that fosters lifelong learning
  • Embracing our differences
  • Striving to help every student reach his or her potential



Superintendent of Schools 
Melinda Smith M.Ed.